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Bacterial Water Quality Monitoring

This project includes long-term bacterial water quality monitoring at Congaree National Park. Citizen Scientists are trained in water sample collection and bacterial concentration testing and results are recorded from regular sampling events for park information.

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Geographic Scope: Central South Carolina

Project Status: In Planning or Pending - recruiting volunteers

Participation Tasks: Data entry, Sample analysis, Specimen/sample collection,

Start Date: 8/31/2019

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Fields of Science: Biology, Climate and weather, Ecology and environment, Ocean/water and marine

Intended Outcomes: The goal of this project is to collect regular data on bacterial concentrations in park waters in order to identify contamination concerns and track concentration trends.